Category Archives: Sprouts

“It did it! It stuck!”

1/17/2020 Hello Sprouts Families! It was an exciting week in our classroom filled with new exploration and a new friend!. We welcomed a new friend, Vivaan into our class and we are very excited to have him here! . This week Ms. Amy installed a new addition to our Made Visible project, we continued our

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Making Marks and Memories!

Hello Sprout Families!  This week we will continue exploring mark making, transformation play, and made visible. Mark Making  As we mentioned last week, there has been a large interest in exploring and creating marks. To encourage this interest we have provided large areas for mark making. We had noticed a variety of marks scattered across

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“It’s stuck”

January 9, 2020 Dear Sprouts Families, It was nice to welcome everyone back to Dot to Dot from our Holiday break. Please welcome Ms. Rebecca to our classroom, she has joined our Sprouts team.  The children have settled in nicely as if they never left. You may have noticed we have changed the room around

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Welcome Tatum, Amila, and Ms. Rebekah

Hello Sprout Families, We are thrilled to welcome two new Sprouts to our classroom, Tatum and Amila! We recognize that coming to a new learning environment and getting to know new people can be a bit scary, but both new friends have shown great curiosity and courage. We feel so lucky to have them join

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Sprouts 2019 review

Thinking back on the past year, the strongest word that comes to mind is change. New friends joined us, old friends moved on to other schools, we entered a new classroom, met new teachers and even were blessed with new life. We started the year in the small seedlings classroom, then suddenly our name changed

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It’s a small world after all.

Hello! This week we will discuss our small world exploration and  art with Ms. Amy. Small World  The Pine tree was brought into Dot to Dot this week and each classroom received  a branch to add to their room.  The sprouts were eager to explore the branches with the animals set up around them.  They

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Rain, Rain Come and Play!

Hello! This week we will discuss: Building, Boxes, and Rain!  Building Over the past few weeks the sprouts have been expanding their building.  The structures have become more elaborate and representations of real life.  This week they have begun adding new materials to the creations.  The wooden dowels and small color blocks have been a

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Sprouts: cardboard, paint and ribbons

December 5, 2019 Dear Sprouts Families, We hope everyone had a nice and relaxing Thanksgiving. This week Valentina started in the Sprouts classroom – WELCOME! She jumped right in to explore and make new friends. As always, there were lots of things going on in the Sprouts classroom.  In the blog this week we will

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Rain rain go away!

Hello! This week will discuss: the rainy weather, holes, mark making, and new materials The rain this week gave us an opportunity to better understand the sprouts knowledge of “what is rain?”  Before beginning play on Wednesday, we sat and observed and discussed.  “What do you see?” “How does it feel?” were a few of

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